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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-03-2009, 10:20 PM Thread Starter
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Have any of you Tenesse hunters noticed how bad our buck to doe ratio is out of wack I seen 22 does wenseday and not the first buck I am doin my part of herd managment I have killed 5 does this year. But some other hunters need to help out. Is anyone else seeing the same thing around the country?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-04-2009, 07:54 AM
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We have the same problem here in the nothern adirondaks mtn's of ny.it is nothing to see 10-15 does in on day.i have seen as many as 27 in a on day hunt.thats sitting all day long!!!if i would have to guess i would say the buck to doe ratio is like 15 to 1.but i have seen as many as 5 different bucks in a day! No shooters.the last couple of years we have taken leagle does to try to thin the doe's out but we are picky we only take the old dried up ones(ones with no fawns)i couldn't see shooting any faen or its mother.it seems to be working?but we have everybody around us allso doing the same thing.yeah we have people shooting any doe that wlks out thats ok but i prefer to shoot the dried up ones.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-04-2009, 01:41 PM
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i am waiting for a old crippled one.to take out
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